The Midnight Howl- Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

The Midnight Howl by Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

Oi BOOKFACES!! Emily is back in the Midnight Howl and this time things are getting even more serious!  2019 brought a fiery girl with a proper shouty ‘gob’ on her, a constant need for snacks, a indefatigable need to ‘sort things out’ and a companion hedgehog  who just MIGHT be magical, The Midnight Hour by … Continue reading The Midnight Howl- Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

What an incredible little novella The Ghost Garden is in collaboration between the amazing Emma Carroll and the awesome Barrington Stoke set in the weeks leading up to the British declaration of war in 1914. Emma Carroll brings to the dyslexia friendly publishing House her unique brand of weaving historical settings with a fantastical undertow, … Continue reading The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

Blog Tour: The Creature Keeper- Damaris Young

The Creature Keeper by Damaris Young

Oh. Oh, OH it’s Magic. Complete Magic. I am so incredibly delighted to be celebrating The Creature Keeper by the lovely Damaris Young today. The Creature Keeper is Damaris’ second children’s novel after her amazing debut last year with the spectacular and spooky fantastical Africa set quest The Switching Hour of which I am a … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Creature Keeper- Damaris Young

Blog Tour: Gordon the Gremlin- Lizzie Exton & Tom Exton

Gordon the Gremlin by Lucy Exton and Tom Exton

Gremlins, you know, the saboteurs from the supernatural, naughtier than piskies and scorned brownies, not quite as horrible as goblins though, Or the things that happen to cute little mogwais if you feed them after midnight. This deliciously dark humoured and stunning visual picture book from sibling duo Lizzie and Tom Exton blends together the … Continue reading Blog Tour: Gordon the Gremlin- Lizzie Exton & Tom Exton

Hold Back The Tide- Melinda Salisbury

Hold back the tide Melinda Salisbury

OH MY GOODNESS , no strike that OH MY GODFATHERS! Hold Back The Tide is intensely brilliant, absolutely extraordinary, compelling and captivating and it’s an absolute crime that it launched amidst the beginning of lockdown.  Melinda Salisbury has been lauded for her court fantasies The Sin Eaters Daughter and Sorrow books but this book takes … Continue reading Hold Back The Tide- Melinda Salisbury